Railways To Run Parcel Express Train Between Secunderabad/Yesvantpur-Howrah Through ECoR Jurisdiction
Bhubaneswar: Despite 21 days lockdown and COVID-19 outbreak, the Ministry of Railways has taken a 21 days challenge ensuring an uninterrupted supply of essential commodities like Coal, Foodgrains, Fertilizer, Petroleum products, fruits & vegetables, milk, edible oil, sugar, salt, and medicine, etc. In view of this, the Ministry of Railways has decided to run a Parcel Express Train between Secunderabad and Howrah through East Coast Railway jurisdiction.
This train will leave Secunderabad on 2nd & 9th April 2020 (Thursdays) towards Howrah. In the return direction, this train will leave Howrah on 4th & 11th April 2020 (Saturdays) towards Secunderabad.
This train will leave Secunderabad at 2200hrs and will reach at Howrah at 0400hrs and in return, will leave Howrah at 1605hrs and will arrive Secunderabad at 1800hrs on its scheduled dates having stoppages at Kazipet, Vijayawada, Elluru, Rajahmundry, Anakapalli, Simachalam, Bhubaneswar and Bhadrak between Secunderabad and Howrah from both the directions.
Another Parcel Express will run between Yesvantpur and Howrah. 00603/00604 Yesvantpur-Howrah-Yesvantpur Parcel Express will leave Yesvantpur at 1100 hrs on every Wednesday & Saturday between 1st to 11th April 2020 and will reach at Howrah at 2100 Hrs on the following days. In the return direction, this train will leave Howrah at 0600 Hrs every Friday & Monday between 3rd to 13th April 2020 and will reach at Yesvantpur at 1630 Hrs on the next day.
This train will stop at Jolarpettai, Chennai, Gudur, Duvvada, and Bhadrak between Yesvantpur and Howrah from both directions.
Merchants or interested supplier parties can use the above services. Station Managers and Parcel Supervisors at the Stations will provide further details of the train scheduled to carry essential parcel items.
Railways is also planning to increase the frequency of the Parcel Express Train and also to run more Parcel Express from different locations of the country including from East Coast Railway jurisdiction.
Merchants and interested supplier parties may also contact the below-mentioned officials at different locations as per the following –
Contact persons are–
Senior Divisional Commercial Managers
- At Sambalpur- Sambeet Nayak- 8455886950,
- At Khurda Road- P K Samal- 8455887950,
- At Waltair- Suneel Kumar- 8978080950.
- At Bhubaneswar- H L Luwang- Dy Chief Commercial Manager- 8455885955